Discipleship

Larry-Mayberry

New York Vision Trip in April

With 8.5 million inhabitants who speak nearly 500 languages, New York City is one of the most diverse and influential cities in the word. Metropolitan New York is larger than ...

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Despite struggles, Woodside pastor would ‘do it all again’

NEW YORK – Every time Trinidad went to work at the Laundromat on 48thAvenue in Woodside, Queens, she couldn’t help but notice Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida across the street. As ...

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Worth the Time

The Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina has many purposes.  One of the most valuable opportunities is the chance to hear what God is doing and ...

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The Power of the Vision Tour

I have the privilege each year to lead vision tours with pastors and mission leaders of North Carolina Baptist churches. The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina strongly believes in ...

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Being a Good Partner in the Field

Last week I wrote about how a church can be a good partnering church to a planter (Click here). This week I am writing from the other perspective: How can ...

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What does it take to be a good partnering church?

One of the great joys of my job is seeing existing churches commit to becoming involved in planting a new church. Partnering to plant can and should be an exciting ...

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America is Changing and so Must Your Ministry – Part Three

Currently, Cross the Culture is in the third week of a four-part series examining the changing face of the American population and the implications for ministry these changes necessitate. Based ...

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Mission Creep: A Major Obstacle to Becoming Great Commission Baptists

As the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) moves toward her annual meeting in New Orleans much is being spoken and written concerning the expected recommendation of a new descriptor for the ...

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